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3rd Degree hosts spar over future of 3rd Degree

3rd Degree hosts spar over future of 3rd Degree

Last night, as members of Parliament debated the passage of a historic bill to legalize same sex marriage, Duncan Garner and Guyon Espiner, hosts of TV3’s struggling current affairs programme 3rd Degree, staged a debate of their own. The formerly successful political journalists converted their show into a special debate […]

Peter Jackson is confident that his popular film trilogy would make an excellent book.

Peter Jackson planning novelization of The Hobbit

Award-winning New Zealand director Peter Jackson has said he’s considering a novel adaptation of his popular film trilogy The Hobbit. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first film in the series, was released late last year to widespread popularity, grossing more than $1,000,000,000 worldwide at the box office. That success […]

Viewers describe TV3’s 3rd Degree as weird sexual experience

Viewers describe TV3’s 3rd Degree as weird sexual experience

A MediaWorks focus group put together last Wednesday to gauge reaction to TV3’s new current affairs programme, 3rd Degree, reported that viewers felt that they’d just had a sexual experience they didn’t quite understand. Those who watched the programme as part of the hour-long focus group pointed to the disturbing, […]